Another showdown looms in the Senate when The Bill sponsored by Nominated Senator Farhiya Ali will be discussed. The bill which some Deputy President allied Senators have termed “politically driven" seeks to put in place a legal framework for undertaking lifestyle audits. The bill is passed aims to make it mandatory for the President, his deputy and other state officers to undergo a lifestyle audit.
The Lifestyle Audit Bill (Senate Bills No. 36 of 2021) before the Senate seeks to make it a requirement for state officers to declare their wealth in a bid to fight corruption.
The bill which is being supported by the handshake allied Senators like Homa Bay Senator Moses Kajwang' Senate Majority Leader Samuel Poghisio, Senate Minority Leader James Orengo and Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula noted that the bill will help strengthen the EACC, DPP in fighting Corruption in Kenya. “Though the Bill does not seek to introduce anything new, it will strengthen existing legal structures and institutions to enhance accountability." Wetangula said.
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